Sharon Kay Danz, 68, of Perryville passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020.
She was born April 27, 1952 in Perryville to Rudolph A. and Wilberta C. (Schnurbusch) Amschler.
She and Terry Danz were married June 19, 1971 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He survives in Perryville.
Sharon married her high school sweetheart after he came home from Vietnam. They wanted to have fun together so they waited seven years to start a family with their two daughters. Sharon loved gardening, writing poetry, and dancing to the Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Her father instilled her love of trout fishing at Montauk. Her love grew even more by spending time with her four grandchildren; she loved fishing with her granddaughter, Allie and baking with granddaughter, Riley. She loved watching her granddaughter Brooke singing and doing ballet. She enjoyed snuggling with her grandson, Maddox. She was her daughters’ best friend. Sharon was a member of Immaculate Conception Ladies Sodality, American Legion Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary and K of C Auxiliary. She loved the beach and ocean.
Survivors include two daughters, Jenny (Kris) Anderson of Ballwin, and Sarah (Brad) Hansen of Perryville; brother-in-law, Richard (Dorothy) Danz of Eureka; three brothers, Dennis (Brenda) Amschler of Perryville, Gary Amschler of Perryville and Kevin Amschler of Fulton; sister, Shirley Carr of Porter, Minn.; sister-in-law, Pat Amschler of Perryville; four grandchildren, Allie and Riley Hansen, Brooke and Maddox Anderson; and 12 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by parents, father-in-law, Leo Danz; mother-in-law, Bernice Danz; brother, Stanley Amschler; brother-in-law, Dennis Carr; and a very special niece, Bridget.
Visitation will be 4-8 pm on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, and 6:30-10:40 am on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 at Ford & Young Funeral Home in Perryville. Rosary will be at 9:30 am.
Mass will be at 11 am Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Perryville with the Rev. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Perryville.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School or Family Use.
Online condolences may be made at www.fordandyoungfuneralhome.com.
Ford & Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.